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Past Pages for Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trent Dolan

150 Years Ago

Editor Carson Appeal: The concert given here last Saturday evening in aid of the Odd Fellows Library Fund was a great success, and everybody would have been pleased if its harmony had not been marred and interrupted by a set of rowdy boys, who appeared to outdo each other in yelling, shouting and obscene remarks, reflecting seriously upon their parents, to the disgrace our town. As the press is considered in every community to be the leader in good morals, I trust, Mr. Editor, that you will rebuke and condemn in the severest of terms the outrageous occurrences of last evening. Monitor.

130 Years Ago

Freeze out: The recent development now being made in the little freeze-out game now being played by four newspapers in this city is creating considerable amusement all over the town. For a good may years past it has been a matter of wonderment all over the state how so many papers could live in Carson.

100 Years Ago

As per resolution of the Board of City Trustees, passed at its meeting Saturday, a meeting of the general committee having in charge the Loyalty Day parade and exercises will meet in the district courtrooms this evening. The initially steps will be started to make the occasion one of the greatest over held in the capital city.

70 Years Ago

Immediate, additional further federal aid for the development of a 63-acre tract with beach frontage of one-half mile on Lake Tahoe is to be sought by an advisory committee of representative public spirit minded residents of four Western Nevada counties (Nevada Beach Forest Camp).

50 Years Ago

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce has announced it will observe Arbor Day Monday by sponsoring the planting of several small Rees at the Carson City airport and at Fuji Park.

30 Years Ago

“Unwanted” wild horses and burros would be destroyed under a policy proposed today by the federal Bureau of Land Management.

Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.